10/23/2014 3:14:11 PM
GfK: Smartphone launches see sector boost for September
Figures from market research company GfK show that the telecommunications sector’s growth value was up 4% on the previous month’s figures, following the launch of a number of key smartphone models. Although compared to last year’s results the telecommunications sector was down 5.8%.
The research firm reported that there was continued demand for mobile enhancements, where the value grew 25% compared to September last year.
Online sales were up 12% month on month in the telecommunications market, whilst the consumer electronics was the most improved market segment going up 14.9% month on month.